Feb 15, 2017 - Department of the Army Gives Notice of Intention to Clear NoDAPL Camps
In a letter sent to Chase Iron Eyes dated 2/3/17, Colonel John Henderson states the Army Corps of Engineers intention to began clearing the NoDAPL camps located along the Cannonball River.
Citing concern over flooding and other reasons, the Colonel states that they plan to give owners of personal property until Feb 22nd to retrieve personal belongings.
After which time, “all remaining unauthorized structures will be removed.” Further, “all remaining vehicles will be removed and impounded.”
Read full letter here
On April 1, 2016 the Sacred Stone Camp was first erected to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. By, mid-August the Rosebud Camp and Oceti Sakowin Camp were erected to oppose the pipeline.